halogen acid

halogen acid

[′hal·ə·jən ‚as·əd]
(inorganic chemistry)
A compound composed of hydrogen bonded to a halogen element, for example, hydrochloric acid.
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S1 doesn't just specify the use of a thermoplastic compound, it also has extra tests for pH and the amount of halogen acid gas emissions.
Although traditionally used and very effective, halogen-containing compounds liberate halogen acids upon smoldering and burning, with attendant potential toxicity and corrosion problems to humans and equipment within the immediate environment.